General disability info

Mobility

Useful contacts and links

RFL

Sarah Williams

Equality and Diversity Manager

Sarah.williams@rfl.uk.com

0113 2375037

 

RFL

Colette Eden

Safeguarding Manager

Colette.eden@rfl.uk.com

 

English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS)

EFDS is an equality partner funded by Sport England to provide support information and a strategic lead for governing bodies for disabled people in sport.

SportPark, Loughborough University

Oakwood Drive, Loughborough

Leicestershire LE11 3QF

www.efds.co.uk

01509 227750

 

Level Playing Field

Formally the National Association of Disabled Spectators, Level Playing Field provide advice support, information and training for both spectators and clubs. Although primarily an organization supporting disabled football spectators Level Playing Field has extended its remit to include Rugby League and other sports and are responsible for delivering the access auditing of our stadia

http://www.levelplayingfield.org.uk/

 

Access to Work (AtW) subject to government funding

The scheme currently run by Jobcentre Plus to provide advice and practical support to disabled people to enable them to work along-side their colleagues.  AtW pays a grant through Jobcentre Plus towards any extra employment costs that result from a disability.

For more information visit https://www.gov.uk/access-to-work

 

TUC

To download the full version of the document Disability and working – a TUC guide to the law and good practice

http://www.tuc.org.uk/extras/disabilityandwork.pdf

 

Guide Dog Association

www.guidedogs.org.uk

 

Hearing dogs

www.hearingdogs.org.uk

 

Assistance Dogs UK

www.caninepartners.org.uk

 

Access Audio Ltd. (audio commentary equipment)

Unit 32/5 Hardengreen Business Park

Dalhousie Road

Dalkeith

EH22 3NX

T 0131 663 0777

E sandy@accessaudio.co.uk

www.accessaudio.co.uk